Day: June 19, 2020

Lower Court Judge in South Carolina Issues Ruling Contrary to SC Supreme Court

Lower Court Judge in South Carolina Issues Ruling Contrary to SC Supreme Court

From the Diocese of South Carolina: South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Edgar Dickson, tasked in November 2017 by the South Carolina Supreme Court (SCSC) with a remittitur to enforce the final judgment of the SCSC which ruled in August 2017 that the diocesan property and 29 parishes should be returned to the parties affiliated with […]

Reimagining School in Philadelphia

Reimagining School in Philadelphia

To end the week on an upbeat note, we share a story of the repurposing of a long-closed church property in North Philadelphia, via the Episcopal Church Foundation. On his first visit to the property that would become St. James School, [School Head] David [Kasievich]  remembers hearing that the school side of the campus was […]

Mount Despair

Mount Despair

“Psalm 88 also reminds us that even if it’s not our turn to be clinging to the face of Mt. Despair, someone out there is, and we might be called to be the one sliver of light that makes a difference in someone else’s darkness.  It might throw a rope to us to allow us to climb a few more inches towards someone, so they do not have to be plastered to the cliff face alone.  There are actually many places it can take us if we simply remain in the conversation…we just won’t have any idea where those places are or what they look like.”